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After CRPF, J&K Police Joins Anti-propaganda Campaign, Calls Out Malicious Fake News On Kashmir

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Published:


  • Along with Jammu and Kashmir Police, even CRPF called out the 'malicious content' disseminating fake news
  • The account was engaged disseminating fake, communal news against the Indian forces deployed in Jammu and Kashmir. 

Jammu and Kashmir Police have called out the fake 'malicious content' that has been peddling lies over Jammu and Kashmir following the abrogation of Article 370 last week. 

After Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad called out the fake news campaign launched by ISI on Republic TV, Jammu and Kashmir Police too, joining the campaign notified that the matter has been taken up to Twitter. 

They tweeted: This malicious content is strongly rebutted. Matter has been taken up with Twitter Support for action.

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Minutes before Jammu and Kashmir Police, CRPF called the content 'baseless and untrue.' The CRPF clarified that security forces are working for bonhomie in the state. Earlier in the day, Republic TV  showed pictures from the ground in which security forces were seen celebrating Eid with locals.

The account was engaged disseminating fake, communal news against the Indian forces deployed in Jammu and Kashmir. 

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Republic TV's ground report from Kashmir:

Republic TV has been live from the various parts of the state where people have been celebrating Eid. Visuals show security officials distributing sweets and celebrating the festivities with people. "Everything is peaceful. The restriction have eased and there has been lot of improvement in public and transport movement," Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said. Here is an aerial view:

Home Ministry statement:

Home Ministry gave a detailed report of the celebration in the valley on Monday. It said that prayers were offered peacefully in the various districts giving exact stats, it also said that approximately 10,000 people were present to offer prayers at Jamia Masjid in Baramulla. The Home Ministry shared pictures of CRPF jawans and Jammu and Kashmir Police sharing sweets and smiles with the locals on the occasion of Eid. It also said that keeping in view the mischief of some elements, reasonable restrictions has been in place.